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Sailing school demonstration.

July 28, 2015
Sailing school demonstration.

LUDINGTON — Ludington Youth Sailing School will hold a sailing demonstration on Sunday August 16 from noon to 4 p.m. The event will include an ice cream social, $3 per person or $15 per family of five or more.

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Direct from Arizona, Nick Pfent featured at Scottville band shell tonight.

July 28, 2015
Direct from Arizona, Nick Pfent featured at Scottville band shell tonight.

By Carrie Klemm, MCP Writer SCOTTVILLE – This week’s Tuesday Night Concert at the Scottville Clown Band Shell will feature the musical stylings of Nick Pfent. Pfent has been a music lover for as long as he can remember, though his vocal performing experience began…

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Man arrested for drunk driving, other charges after getting stuck on closed road

July 28, 2015
Man arrested for drunk driving, other charges after getting stuck on closed road

The police news is sponsored by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.com.   AMBER TWP. — A 23-year-old Ludington man was arrested by Mason County Sheriff’s Office deputies for operating while intoxicated, driving while license suspended and failure to…

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Recent deaths, reported July 28, 2015.

July 28, 2015

Garth N. Matson, 55, of Branch passed away on July 25, 2015 at his home. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Ludington. Ronald P. Strickler, 75, of Branch passed…

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Dog beach request sent back to committee.

July 27, 2015

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — The Ludington City Council has sent a request for an additional dog beach back to the cemetery and parks committee. A resident and a…

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Ludington city council passes ORV, golf cart ordinances, barely.

July 27, 2015

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — The Ludington City Council passed an ORV ordinance and a golf cart ordinance during its regular meeting Monday night , both by the vote…

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Ludington City Council expected to pass ORV, golf cart ordinances

July 27, 2015

LUDINGTON — Ludington City Council is expected to pass proposed ORV and golf cart ordinances during its regular meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. Two separate ordinances are being proposed. If passed,…

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Suspicious situations, property destruction among LPD activity

July 27, 2015
Suspicious situations, property destruction among LPD activity

The police news is sponsored by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.com. The following is Ludington Police Department activity from the weekend: Friday, July…

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MSP: Vehicle in river, ‘bow fishing’ among weekend activity

July 27, 2015
MSP: Vehicle in river, ‘bow fishing’ among weekend activity

The police news is sponsored by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.com. PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — Troopers from the Hart post of the Michigan…

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Sheriff: Driver flees after 2 crashes

July 27, 2015
Sheriff: Driver flees after 2 crashes

The police news is sponsored by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.com. AMBER TWP. — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two crashes…

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Parchment man arrested following high-speed chase

July 27, 2015
Parchment man arrested following high-speed chase

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — A 27-year-old Parchment, Mich. man was arrested following a high-speed chase through the city limits early Sunday morning, July 26, that involved the…

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Several agencies respond to reckless driving complaint, Florida driver ticketed

July 27, 2015

PENTWATER TWP. — Officers from the Pentwater Police Department assisted the Mason County Sheriff’s Office and the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office with a reckless driver on southbound US-31 Sunday afternoon,…

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Cops & Robbers 5K will support Shop with a Cop program.

July 27, 2015
Cops & Robbers 5K will support Shop with a Cop program.

LUDINGTON — Runners will have a chance to help local law enforcement catch a “thief” Friday during this week’s Friday Night Live. The Cops & Robbers 5K race will be…

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Scottville crash

July 26, 2015
Scottville crash

  SCOTTVILLE — No one was injured following a two vehicle crash at the intersection of State Street (U.S. 10) and Reinberg Avenue Sunday about 5 p.m. The crash occurred when…

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Civil asset forfeiture reform needed.

July 26, 2015

The Mitten Memo. A blog by Nick Krieger. Amanda Odom and her friend, Krista Vaughn, worked for the American Red Cross in Detroit.  After work one day, Krista went to…

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Learning about the difference between banks and credit unions.

July 26, 2015
Learning about the difference between banks and credit unions.

Good Neighbor Tips from Erin Doan, State Farm Insurance, Scottville,www.erindoan.com. Banks and credit unions may seem very similar, but these two financial institutions serve customers in slightly different ways. Know…

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Eagles tribute band featured at free concert tonight.

July 25, 2015
Eagles tribute band featured at free concert tonight.

LUDINGTON –  The first West Shore Bank Rhythm & Dunes Summer Community Concert is tonight and features The Long Run, Tribute to The Eagles.  Complete with a band of world class…

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79th District Court arraignments include absconding bond, retail fraud, drug possession, child abuse

July 24, 2015
79th District Court arraignments include absconding bond, retail fraud, drug possession, child abuse

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned recently in front of the 79th District Court magistrate: Felonies – Thomas David Cress, Jr., 37, of 362 Riverside…

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